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Android.Generisk

Android.Generisk

Discovered:
26 June 2014
Updated:
26 June 2014
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Generisk is a generic detection for Android applications that may pose a privacy, security, or stability risk to the user or user's Android device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version 17 September 2019 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version 27 June 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version 12 August 2019 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 02 July 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Android.Generisk is a generic detection for Android applications that may pose a privacy, security, or stability risk to the user or user's Android device.
You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your device has been affected by this risk.


Install Norton Mobile Security
If you do not already have Norton Mobile Security installed on your device, please download the product from the Google Play Store .

Alternatively, you can navigate to the norton.mobi website from your device and download the product from there by completing the following steps:
  1. Select the 90-Day free download.
  2. Select the Android icon to begin downloading the product.
  3. Select Install in order to accept the permissions that are being requested by the program.
  4. Next, select Open and then Agree & Launch.

Note: The first time the product runs, you will be required to enter a code that is displayed on the screen in order to activate the product. Enter the provided code and select Submit .


Run a full system scan
Run a full system scan using Norton Mobile Security to remove this risk from the device. To do this, please perform the following actions:
  1. Navigate to the Anti-Malware tab.
  2. Select Scan Now.


Manual removal
To remove this risk manually, please perform the following actions:
  1. Open the Google Android Menu.
  2. Go to the Settings icon and select Applications.
  3. Next, select Manage.
  4. Select the application and select Uninstall.
Writeup By: Costin Ionescu